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    A plant sale and garden product marketplace.

    Spring Garden Market

    Friday & Saturday, April 8 & 9

    Kick off spring with a visit to River Farm and get ready for a new gardening season! 

    We're offering new hours, a wide variety of vendors, and kids' activities.

    Coming soon: MAP of the Spring Garden Market, including a list of vendors.

    Scroll down for photos of past Spring Garden Markets.


    Friday, April 8

    10 a.m. to 12 p.m. AHS Members-Only Morning, with complimentary coffee and pastries, and the first opportunity to buy from our vendors. Current members will need to show a membership card or other proof of membership. Nonmembers may join on site for admittance.

    12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Open to all. Kids and leashed pets welcome too!


    Saturday, April 9

    10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Open to all. Kids and leashed pets welcome, too!



    Dozens of vendors will be selling a wide variety of plants and seeds, along with garden decor, accessories, books, and botanically themed art. 

    Shop for herbs, native plants, vegetable starts, and specialty plants with our longtime, favorite vendors.

    Discover new garden decor with vendors who are joining the Spring Garden Market for the first time.


    Garden Carts 

    A few carts and wheelbarrows will be available onsite for carrying purchases to your car, but you may want to BYOC (bring your own cart).


    Flower Show & Art Show

    The National Capital Area Garden Clubs District II Flower Show (an AHS partner event) will be on display in the Estate House, free of charge for Spring Garden Market attendees.

    Also inside the Estate House, enjoy an art show depicting cherry blossoms and other botanical subjects by Salon 8, a group of local  painters; all pieces will be for sale with a percentage of the price donated to River Farm.


    Demonstrations & Education

    Master Gardeners will give research-based answers to your gardening questions. 

    Explore family friendly activities at the Kids' Table.



    FREE for AHS members with valid membership card, and $5 per car (cash only) for non-members. This fee may be applied toward an AHS membership.

    Please note that parking is not permitted on East Boulevard Drive outside of River Farm's gates, per the National Park Service - towing is enforced.


    Proceeds from the Spring Garden Market benefit the American Horticultural Society's outreach programs and the stewardship of River Farm. For more information, call (703) 768-5700.